Kent County Animal Shelter

Partnership improves Kent County Animal Shelter for adopters

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) and Humane Society of West Michigan (HSWM) will begin changing the way they take in stray and/or unwanted cats, giving them a better opportunity at getting a second chance. Starting August 17, KCAS (our government-funded, open admission shelter) will only be accepting stray cats; HSWM will only be accepting owner surrendered cats. HSWM [...]

Six Dogs. One Mission. Six Weeks.

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

  “Project 616” to graduate its first class of previous shelter dogs  The Kent County Animal Shelter has teamed up with Whiskers University, Whiskers Resort and Pet Spa and Vicky’s Pet Connection for a great new program to highlight the value of shelter dogs as companions and prepare them for a successful, life-long adoption. “Project 616” is a six-week [...]

Crestwood Elementary raises money for animal shelter

March 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Five fourth-grade girls (pictured l–r) Polina Best, Alissa Butts, Haley Yeager, Dia Rozzano and Allison Hersberger from Crestwood Elementary School decide to have bake sale with all donations going to the Humane Society and Kent County Animal Shelter. With over 400 cookies, the girls raised $196.91, with no cookies left over. These girls have hearts bigger than ever [...]

Humane Society benefits from student fundraiser

March 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Valley View Elementary has big hearts! Not only for each other, but also for pets and animals. On February 14, 2011, Mrs. Reinert’s class hosted the Kent County Animal Shelter. The students listened to the presentation on what they do at the shelter and they learned how to handle and pet animals. The class also presented the shelter with new leashes, dog food, dog [...]

Program offers free spay, neuter services for all cat adoptions

February 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is offering free spay and neuter services for all cat adoptions, for one week only, valued at up to $70. This program is a partnership between Vicky’s Pet Connection (VPC) and the Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS). VPC and KCAS have been teaming up, providing services to help find homes for [...]
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